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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Wiggins on phronesis and Grice on aspects of reasoning


φρόν-ησις , εως,
A.purpose, intention, S.OT664 (lyr.); “φρόνησιν λαβεῖν λῴω ἡμῖν” Id.Ph.1078.
2. thought, ἰδία φ., opp. λόγος ξυνός, Heraclit. 2; “φἔχειν” Emp.110.10, cf. Arist.Metaph. 1009b18.
4. judgment, “κατὰ τὴν ἰδίαν φοὐδεὶς εὐτυχεῖ” Men. Mon.306.
5. arrogance, pride, E.Supp.216; also in good sense, “τὸ φῦναι πατρὸς εὐγενοῦς ἄπο ὅσην ἔχει φρόνησιν” just pride, Id.Fr. 739.
II. practical wisdom, prudence in government and affairs, Pl. Smp.209aArist.EN1140a241141b23,Isoc.12.204,217Plu.2.97e, etc.; “φιλοσοφίας τιμιώτερον ὑπάρχει φ.” Epicur.Ep.3p.64U.: opp. ἀμαθία, Pl.Smp.202a; opp. σῶμα, Id.R.461a; opp. ῥώμη, Isoc.1.6; “φρόνησιν ἀσκεῖν” X.Mem.1.2.10Isoc.1.40, cf. 15.209: pl., “ἡδοναὶ καὶφρονήσεις” Pl.Phlb.63a; “ἡλικίαι καὶ φ.” Id.Lg.665d; also attributed to sagacious animals, Arist.GA753a12HA608a15.
III. Pythag. name for three, Theol.Ar.14.

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